Synonyms for confined

Grammar : Adj
Spell : kuh n-fahynd
Phonetic Transcription : kənˈfaɪnd

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Définition of confined

Origin :
  • c.1400, "boundary, limit" (usually as confines), from Old French confins "boundaries," from Medieval Latin confines, from Latin confinium (plural confinia) "boundary, limit," from confine, neuter of confinis "bordering on, having the same boundaries," from com- "with" (see com-) + finis "an end" (see finish (n.)).
  • adj limited, enclosed
Example sentences :
  • If it be possible for so universal a lover to be confined so long to one object?
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • And what less did the world think of me now, he asked, than that I was confined that I might not?
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • It might have been better had I confined myself to seconding the motion.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • Not long after his arrival he had a slight attack of fever, which confined him to his bed.
  • Extract from : « Biographical Stories » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • He is confined to his room, and is positively starving for company.
  • Extract from : « The Little Colonel » by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • When we reached Montreal we were confined in a gaol where we remained three weeks.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • We were confined in a sort of a prison, that was covered with mud.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • What have I done, that I must be banished and confined thus disgracefully?
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • A writ by which a man may be taken out of jail when confined for the wrong crime.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • It was written from the prison of Celle, where he had been confined for eight years.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier

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